Press Releases

  • Santa Cruz Designer Jill Alexander Dresses Singer Carnie Wilson for Red Carpet at the UCLA Visionary Awards

    October 31 2014 2:48 PM ET

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jill Alexander Designs (JAD), creator of high quality women's clothing, announced today that the designer dressed singer/songwriter and television host Carnie Wilson, for UCLA's 2014 Visionary Ball at the Beverley Wilshire hotel last night. The event honored individuals, including Kelsey Grammer, whose efforts have supported patients with neurological disorders.  Wilson walked the red carpet and also performed with Wilson Phillips in one of Jill Alexander's black sequined custom designs.

  • Acorn Energy Raises $4.5 Million In Private Placement of Unregistered Shares of Common Stock and Warrants

    October 31 2014 2:45 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN) (the "Company" or "Acorn") today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with accredited investors in connection with a private placement of unregistered shares common stock and warrants to purchase common stock.

  • Severely Wounded Army Ranger SFC Michael Schlitz Receives "Smart Home" in Columbus, Georgia

    October 31 2014 2:43 PM ET

    WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, severely wounded SFC Michael Schlitz and his family were handed the keys to their new specially adapted Smart Home at a ribbon cutting ceremony held at the home in Columbus, Georgia.  The specially adapted Smart Home is designed and built with each individuals needs in mind and can come customized with a variety of features that ease daily challenges and helps restore independence, including retractable cook tops, cabinets and shelving, elevators and more, all accessible via an iPad.

  • Entergy Declares Dividend

    October 31 2014 2:43 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has declared a quarterly dividend of 83 cents per common share. The payment date is Dec. 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on Nov. 13, 2014.

  • China Environmental Monitoring Instrument Industry Report, 2013-2015

    October 31 2014 2:43 PM ET

    DUBLIN, Oct. 31,  2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Environmental Monitoring Instrument Industry Report, 2013-2015" report to their offering.

  • Eaton Vance Closed-End Funds Release Estimated Sources Of Distributions

    October 31 2014 2:41 PM ET

    BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eaton Vance closed-end funds listed below released today the estimated sources of their October distributions (each a "Fund").  This press release is issued as required by the Funds' managed distribution plan (Plan) and an exemptive order received from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  The Board of Trustees has approved the implementation of the Plan to make monthly or quarterly, as noted below, cash distributions to common shareholders, stated in terms of a fixed amount per common share.

  • Hassle-Free Holiday Travel

    October 31 2014 2:35 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of passengers will be traveling through U.S. airports during the 2014 holiday season. This translates into long lines, congested traffic and stress, particularly for those traveling with small children.  To help make the process go more smoothly, the travel experts at The GO Group, LLC have these recommendations:

  • First Majestic Silver Corp. Third Quarter Financial Results to be Released on November 12, 2014

    October 31 2014 2:35 PM ET

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    VANCOUVER, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP. (AG: NYSE; FR: TSX) (the "Company" or "First Majestic") is pleased to announce that its unaudited third quarter financial results will be released on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

  • Announcing The Launch Of UGG® And Pendleton

    October 31 2014 2:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of UGG and Pendleton, a new partnership between UGG Australia and Pendleton Woolen Mills for Fall/Winter 2014. The limited edition collection includes three men's and four women's footwear silhouettes and one women's handbag, combining iconic UGG silhouettes with Pendleton jacquard fabric.

    "Finding two brands with such deep ties to a shared heritage is special," says UGG president Connie Rishwain. "Both brands' deep-rooted history and respect for quality has created a dynamic collaboration."

  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama Opens International Symposium, Calling for Practical Applications That Increase Human Happiness Based on Rigorous Research

    October 31 2014 2:29 PM ET

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  • Shipley Do-Nuts Announces Milestone 300th Store Opening

    October 31 2014 2:27 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shipley Do-Nuts is celebrating the grand opening of its 300th store located at 1997 Katy Mills Blvd, Katy, Texas 77494 on Saturday, November 8th, 2014.

  • New England Legal Foundation Honors Jay B. Stephens, Raytheon General Counsel, with First Annual Cabot Award

    October 31 2014 2:26 PM ET

    WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Jay B. Stephens has been named the New England Legal Foundation's first annual John G.L. Cabot Award honoree in recognition of his distinguished service and leadership in both the public and private sectors.

  • CNA to Move London-Based Teams to the "Walkie-Talkie"

    October 31 2014 2:23 PM ET

    LONDON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA) is pleased to announce that it will move its London-based Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited (Hardy) and CNA Insurance Company Limited (CNA Europe) teams to floors 12 & 13th of the Walkie-Talkie at 20 Fenchurch Street, effective Monday, November 3, 2014.

    Commenting on the move, David Brosnan, chief executive of Hardy and CNA Europe, said:

  • PressThePresident.com Announces Its First Ever Politically Inspired Halloween Contest

    October 31 2014 2:18 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Halloween and Election Day just around the corner, PressThePresident.com wants you to get in the spirit by submitting photos or videos of yourself dressed as your favorite politician or political issue as part of its first ever Halloween contest.

  • Royal Dutch Shell plc: Voting Rights and Capital

    October 31 2014 2:18 PM ET

    LONDON, October 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules, we hereby notify the market of the following:

    Royal Dutch Shell plc's (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) capital consists of 3,910,989,093 A shares and 2,440,410,614 B shares, each with equal voting rights. Royal Dutch Shell plc holds no ordinary shares in Treasury.

  • India Chlor Alkali Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019

    October 31 2014 2:14 PM ET

    DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "India Chlor Alkali Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" report to their offering.

  • The ALS Association Triples Spending on Research Thanks to Ice Bucket Donations

    October 31 2014 2:13 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Association announced on Thursday that the Board of Trustees has met and developed a long-term strategy for leveraging the Ice Bucket Challenge donations it has received to advance its integrated mission of leading the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research, care services and public policy. This will result in The Association tripling the amount of money it spends on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research to ensure the most promising research continues to be funded.

  • Registration Now Open for Omnitracs Outlook 2015 -- Feb. 8-11, 2015 in Dallas, Texas

    October 31 2014 2:12 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnitracs, LLC, a leading provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced today that registration is now open for its first-ever joint user conference—Omnitracs Outlook 2015—taking place Feb. 8-11, 2015, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. Attendees can register for the event at http://info.omnitracs.com/outlook.

  • Norfolk Southern EVP Planning and CIO Deborah Butler to address Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference

    October 31 2014 2:09 PM ET

    NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) Executive Vice President Planning and Chief Information Officer Deborah Butler will participate in the 2014 Goldman Sachs Industrials Conference.

  • PB Materials completes the acquisition of Damron Sand & Gravel

    October 31 2014 2:07 PM ET

    ODESSA, Texas, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PB Materials Holdings, Inc. ("PBM") has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Damron Sand & Gravel ("Damron").  Damron is a leading provider of sand & gravel to the Lubbock, TX and surrounding markets with a significant reserve position in the region. 

    The acquisition will expand PBM's existing aggregate and ready-mix concrete operations in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. It will position the Company to better serve the marketplace and its customers and capitalize on regional growth.